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Sister Rose Marie Craycroft

Obituary for Sister Rose Marie Craycroft

December 21, 1923 - January 13, 2021
Maple Mount, Kentucky | Age 97


Sister Rose Marie Craycroft, 97, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 79th year of religious life. She was a native of New Haven.

Sister Rose Marie was a prayerful, positive person who had great artistic ability. Her former religious name was Sister Mary Clarence. She taught at St. Joseph School, Central City (1944-45), and St. Martin School, Rome (1958-64). She ministered elsewhere in Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska.

Survivors include the members of her religious community; siblings Father B. Leo Craycroft, Radcliff; Edward Craycroft, Louisville; and Mary Josephine Blandford, Louisville; nieces and nephews.

In compliance with health and safety standards, there will be a private funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at Mount Saint Joseph. Visitation begins with the rosary at 9:30 a.m.

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Donations in memory of Sister Rose Marie may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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